Aspirin is a remedy for fungal plant problems (black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi). Dissolve two uncoated aspirin tablets milligrams each) in 1 quart of water and use as a foliar spray to thwart these diseases.
Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time
Some tips for growing cucumbers. Remember cucumbers are heavy feeders so be sure to feed them often. I use a weak solution of miracle grow or the generic/store brand weekly. Cucumbers need lots of rich soil, lots of manure and heat and water.
Ten Mistakes Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!) - my favorite quote from this "herbs are kind of like college boys: if you give them half a chance, they will focus all their energy on procreation and neglect growth" - good advice
How To Make Self-watering Seed Starter Pots. We are excited to share with you this recycling project. It is truly green and fun. You do not only recycle those plastic water bottles, but also make self-watering seed starter pots for you to start your herb
111 Herbs, Vegetables, Edible Flowers & Fruit to Plant in Your Kitchen Garden. Also clicking on the link "growing zone" in the second section of the article will take you to a very helpful gardening website.